One night after Ryan Howard and 10,000+ fans, the BlueClaws have arrived in Hagerstown to open the final road trip of the regular season. Four here and then four more in Hickory, Lakewood’s likely first round playoff opponent.
LAK: RHP Jonathan Pettibone (5-6, 3.75)
HAG: LHP Mitchell Clegg (9-1, 2.52)
Atop the Rankings…Howard drove in his 92nd run of his BlueClaw career on Friday, putting him atop the franchise leaderboard in that category…He broke a tie with Travis Mattair and Randy Ruiz, who each had 91…Howard drove in 87 in 2002 and four more during a 2007 rehab appearance at FirstEnergy Park…Sebastian Valle had 15 last year and has 72 this year…He is five away from tying the record…Leandro Castro, who had six last year, has 74 this year and 80 in his BlueClaws career, 12 off the record.